About the film
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Betty Blokk-buster Follies
Release Date: July 06, 1976
|Production Companies||:||Livermore Live Pty Ltd|
A film record of Reg Livermore's successful one-man stage show, featuring characters and sketches centred around Betty Blokk-Buster, a bare-bummed German maid who entertained the troops during the war. In April 1975 Reg Livermore stormed the stage of Sydney's Balmain Bijou Theatre with his groundbreaking show Betty Blokk Buster Follies. A tour de force, an irresistible blend of music and comedy, the show caught the imagination of audiences all round Australia filling theatres wherever it played. This record of the show was released in cinemas during 1976. Songs include Family Of Man, Hello In There, Captain Jack, What Makes A Man A Man, The Entertainer and Celluloid Heroes, with well known characters, Betty Blokk Buster, Tara the Incredible, The Old Man and Vaseline Amylnitrite - a football star who joins the Australia Ballet.